Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

Gudrun (1901/10/23)

Shark Bay

The ship was scuttled by the ship's carpenter, Azel Rawd, age 22, for some offence. It was towed to Fremantle and repaired, but later got wrecked anyway.

Ship Built

Owner Mathias Hansen of Xiansand, Norway

Master Capt. T. Griff

Builder Charland of Quebec

Country Built Canada

Port Built Quebec

When Built 1880

Ship Lost

Gouped Region Mid-West

Sinking Run aground

When Lost 1901/10/23

Where Lost Shark Bay

Latitude -25.425

Longitude 113.5251666667

Position Information GPS

Port From Bunburry

Port To Falmouth

Cargo Timber

Ship Details

Engine N

Length 53.80

Beam 10.70

TONA 977.00

Draft 6.40

Museum Reference

Unique Number 450

Sunk Code Wrecked and sunk

File Number 2009/0019/SG _MA-22/92

Chart Number AUS 331

Protected Protected Federal

Found Y

Inspected Y

Date Inspected 1994

Confidential NO